A quick-hitting F4 tornado moved 6 miles across parts of Dallas County, TX on this day in 1994. 80% of the Lancaster downtown square was destroyed. 223 homes were destroyed and 227 damaged. 58 businesses were destroyed. Read the full summary here!
Highlighting a Tornado Before 1950
from Significant Tornadoes by Thomas Grazulis!
April 25, 1908: An F2 tornado in the south part of Atlanta, GA. It touched down on Central Avenue. A house was shifted and another was “split in half.” Grazulis has not notes on the path length, width, fatality or injury count.
Tornado and Other Weather Events From On This Day
On this day in 2008: The Empire State Building in New York City was lit up in Mariah Carey’s motif colours, lavender, pink, and white, in celebration of her achievements in the world of music. Carey was the first person in history to be honoured with this event. Get into the groove with more music trivia at thisdayinmusic.com!
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